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JomSocial 4.7.8 updated for important bug fixes and Joomla 3.9.23

Jomsocial Joomla social community extension updated for bug fixes

Hi guys,

We would like to announce a new update version for JomSocial - JomSocial 4.7.8 is available for download. This new version contains the important bug fixes for the postbox emoji, Amazon S3 storage, postbox location issue, security fix and more. JomSocial 4.7.8 is updated for the latest Joomla 3.9.23 compatibility.

JomSocial 4.7.8 bug fixes :

  • Postbox Location: Google map location issue fixed for frontpage postbox during posting on wall stream.
  • Fix issue: Can not see the thumbnail on the "Change Profile Picture" page after rotating the thumbnail.
  • Send message button: Send message button inside chatbox fixed.
  • Serialization of 'JXMLElement' is not allowed error showing on Frontpage wall fixed.
  • JomSocial - Amazon S3: upload metadata changed issue fixed. Now it will use the default Image metadata after uploading.
  • Postbox Emoji code issue: Now emoji will display its icon in the post once selected.
  • Update new emoji board on postbox for improved emoji icons.
  • Can't display emoji when typing characters from the keyboard issue fixed.
  • Improved Photo upload thumbnail: Postbox upload photo thumbnail re-styled for a better view
  • XSS (Cross Site Scripting) security issue fixed

How to Download and Upgrade

  1. Check the system requirements Here
  2. Create a full Backup of your website
  3. Make sure you are running minimum JomSocial 4.4 or JomSocial 4.5 version
  4. If you use JomSocial 4.3 or lower - Make the tier upgrade as explained in this doc & update Jomsocial with > 4.3 > 4.4 > 4.5.x > 4.7.x
  5. Download JomSocial 4.7.8 from new unified download system here
  6. Install the package 4.7.8 zip installer file
  7. To update the theme in JomSocial : Download latest version of theme and install it via JomSocial > Configuration > templates > upload latest package
Note: If your site is using a very older version of Jomsocial kindly Create a shadow copy of the site & Upgrade Jomsocial. For any error in updates, Report the Issues on support forum Here

For the future version of JomSocial the roadmap has been updated here. To request new features in JomSocial kindly post on our official forum page Here

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